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Crash on Trans-Canada west of Kamloops

A crash on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Kamloops in the Cherry Creek area closed the route, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED / Troy Eli
January 06, 2020 - 11:39 AM

Police are on the scene of a crash on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Kamloops this morning.

According to a witness, at least one person was trapped in a vehicle following the accident this morning, Jan. 6, on Highway 1 about 15 kilometres west of Kamloops.

Troy Eli says a vehicle went over the embankment.

DriveBC says the Trans-Canada has single lane alternating traffic while crews recover a vehicle at Cherry Creek Station Road.

Kamloops Rural RCMP said members are on the scene of a crash but couldn’t yet provide much information about the incident.

This story will be updated as additional information becomes available.

For the latest on the lane closure along with highway conditions throughout the province, go to the DriveBC website here.

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